Thank You for the Compliment


Today, one of the girls who works at the gym told me that I was looking really good.  It caught me off guard. I wasn’t sure what to say. Did she really mean it? Why did she say that? I don’t look good. I look

I Am A Head Case


Hey folks. I am posting this in the Challenges category because not all of my challenges are physical in this journey.

I am having some focus issues with the blog right now.  I am having trouble, when I sit down to write, with the motivation to

Monster Energy Addiction


Hello. My name is Hank. And I am an addict.

Hello Hank…

You may remember a while back when I posted a video confession about how addicted to Monster energy drinks I am.  It was more of a video talking about how caffeine seemed to affect

Do or Do Not. There is No Triathlete (here. yet.)


When I started this blog, it was all about losing weight. (Funny side note – My wife just saw the picture of me that is in the post that I linked to just there and said, “Is that you? Wow!” I have come

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What Can I Get For A Rib?


I will go ahead and warn you that I am under the influence of painkillers as I write this post. Therefore I am only mildly responsible for what may be said or left unsaid.

So here is the good news.

I am NOT going to die

Challenging ShayCarl to a Mud Run


Most of you are like, “Who the hell is this Shay Carl character anyway?”

It doesn’t matter. But let me tell you why it matters.

Shay is one of the most subscribed to people on YouTube. He has several channels but the one that

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The Rugged Hunger Games


“You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope.” 

I apologize for my online absence as of late folks, but I have have good reason. I have had some heaviness laid on me this week that I am just starting

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Challenges: Keeping Up Appearances


This is going to be a seriously emo post, but in the spirit of truth, honesty and the American weigh (see what I did there?) I am going to lay some sh*t out that I don’t want to. I barely even have the mental

Challenges: Dragon Ass


  “You don’t want to wake the Dragon do you?” – Viserys Targaryen

Sorry for the vernacular, but where I come from “dragging ass” is what it is called when you feel like you don’t want to get out of bed, or put on your clothes,

Challenges: Secret Society of the Apron


I am a member of a secret society that wears an apron.

Don’t worry (for those that would). I am not speaking about a certain secret brotherhood of ancient orders of bricklayers with special handshakes and ceremonial bashing with mallets who hid their secrets

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